Three Ottawa males face firearms prices after weapons seized

Ottawa police Guns and Gangs unit file photo.

Three Ottawa males face a number of gun-related prices after police made a downtown site visitors cease on March 13 and seized two weapons.

The Ottawa Police Service mentioned an officer made the site visitors cease at Queen and Financial institution Road at about 1:40 p.m. and seized two firearms — one among them loaded — and a amount of medicine.

Males aged 28, 29 and 57 years previous had been arrested on the scene.

They face two prices of transporting a firearm carelessly, two counts of possession of a weapon harmful to public peace, two counts of carrying a hid weapon, two counts of possessing a prohibited weapon by an unlicensed individual, two counts of occupying a motorized vehicle with a firearm, two counts of possession of a loaded regulated firearm, two counts of possession of a firearm obtained by crime and a cost of illegal possession of a schedule 1 substance.

The 57-year-old man was additionally charged with six counts of possession of a firearm whereas prohibited, and the 28-year-old was charged with breach of probation.

The lads appeared in court docket over the weekend.

Ottawa police say they’ve seized 28 weapons for the reason that starting of 2020. Firearms offences could also be reported by contacting the Ottawa Police Service Weapons and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5050.